Daily Archives: 2016-01-29

Changes to NCMP a small price for a bigger fish
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Chris Kuan On Wednesday, 27 January 2016, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that the Constitution will be amended for the minimum number of opposition members will be increased from the current 9 to 12 at the next general election and for Read More

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SAYONI: Vicious cycle of pretence on discrimination of LGBTQ in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

SAYONI, a local non-government organisation, remarked that the Singapore government has not shown a willingness to address the daily discrimination and violence against LGBTQ persons perpetuated and justified by state mechanisms and policies as seen in the recent Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Singapore went Read More

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HOME responds to Singapore’s claim of happy migrant workers at UPR
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By Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME) A delegation of Singapore government officials arrived in Geneva this week to participate in the Universal Periodic Review, a human rights reporting process under the United Nations (UN) which all member countries are required to undergo Read More

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Singapore civil society responds to Universal Periodic Review
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

Note: The writer is a member of We Believe in Second Chances, an anti-death penalty group that is part of the Alliance of Like-Minded Civil Society Organisations in Singapore (ALMOS). The human rights struggles we see in films are often epic, emotional and Read More

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99.7% of jobs created in 2015 went to foreigners
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) released its preliminary report on Thursday, announcing an increase of 31,800 or 0.9% jobs created in 2015, the lowest year-on-year growth since 2003. Out of the 31,800 jobs created, only 100 or 0.3% were taken up by Singaporeans and PR Read More

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